Definition of Do-nothing

1. Noun. Person who does no work. "A lazy bum"




2. Adjective. Characterized by inability or unwillingness to work toward a goal or assume responsibility. "A do-nothing government"
Similar to: Irresponsible

Definition of Do-nothing

1. Noun. A lazy person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Do-nothing

do-badder
do-badders
do-dad
do-gooder
do-gooderies
do-gooders
do-goodery
do-goodism
do-it-yourself
do-it-yourselfer
do-it-yourselfers
do-little
do-littles
do-naught
do-naughts
do-nothing (current term)
do-nothing(a)
do-nothings
do-or-die
do-or-die(a)
do-over
do-overs
do-rag
do-rags
do-si-do
do-support
do-well by
do.
do I know you
do a

Literary usage of Do-nothing

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1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1800)
"... ?st we will do nothing of that which should vindicate us om, but rather voluntarily thrust our selves upon it. " b The lascivious prefers his whore ..."

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